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Re: fern id

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] fern id
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2005 11:10:34 -0600
  • References: <14586849.1128601324621.JavaMail.root@sniper34>

Auralie, I'm more inclined toward some sort of Asparagus.  I googled for
pics of Nephrolepsis and Nephrolepsis exaltata and found none that were so
airy and baby fine.   Would ALL Asparagus species have the thorny stems?
Would they be very evident on very young specimens?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2005 6:21 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] fern id

> Kitty, it looks to me like a version of Nephrolepsis exaltata, a fancy
>   "Boston" fern of which there are numerous cultivars.  The asparagus
> fern, which is not a fern at all, has thorny stems.  Is that the case
> I may be wrong, of course - frequently am - but look into some of the
> "Fluffy Ruffles" relatives.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 10/05/2005 11:41:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kmrsy@netzero.net writes:
> http://hort.net/+12Y0
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